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Update on the CNCA continuance process

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 31 2014

For federally incorporated non-profit corporations (both charities and NPOs), the deadline for completing their continuance under the Canada

CRA releases guidance on arts activities and charitable registration

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 29 2012

On December 14, 2012, CRA released Guidance CG-018 Arts Activities and Charitable Registration. The Guidance replaces CRA's former published policy

Director General of CRA Charities Directorate discusses political activities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 30 2013

CRA has published the text of a recent address by Cathy Hawara, the Director General of the CRA Charities Directorate, that was given at the Canadian

Returning gifts

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 25 2009

Charities occasionally find themselves faced with the question of whether and in what circumstances they can return a gift to a donor

Federal Court of Appeal confirms transfers of non-qualifying securities

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 22 2009

On November 19, 2009, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Tax Court of Canada in Frank Remai (Estate of) v. The Queen

Fees under the new Not-For-Profit Corporations Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2010

Industry Canada has recently released a schedule of fees related to various applications and corporate procedures under the new Not-For-Profit Corporations Act ("NFPCA"

Client awarded judgment against accountant who advised in favour of donation tax shelter scheme

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2010

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded approximately $45,000 to two individuals who sued their accountant for advising them to participate in a donation tax shelter arrangement and for taking secret commissions in respect of the scheme

What counts as a donor benefit? A recent case on scholarships

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 29 2010

In January 2010, the Tax Court of Canada released its decision in Coleman v. M.N.R

Ontario Public Guardian & Trustee releases fundraising bulletin

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 28 2009

The Ontario Public Guardian & Trustee ("PGT") has recently released Charities Bulletin 8, entitled Charitable Fundraising: Tips for Directors and Trustees

Avoiding mistakes when filing the T3010B Information Return

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2009

As the end of another year approaches, it is timely for charities to be reminded of common mistakes that occur when filing their annual T3010B Registered Charity Information Returns